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Feb 2, 2013 6:00pm PST
the area, but tourism, trade and oil have given the city a strong economic foothold. sales tax collections are up 15 percent in the last two years, six percent higher than before katrina. louisiana is one of only six states with more people employed now than before the great recession, and new orleans is the fastest growing city in america. >> bruce godfrey loves the idea of the city's first post katrina super bowl but says they don't need a football game here to tell them what they already know. >> everything has been rebuilt. our lives have been restored. and we are just looking towards the future. >> if you are going to use the iconic new orleans streetcars as a symbol consider this, construction on another line begins next year an 87 percent of the riders are locals. mostly on their way to work, scott, or to school. >> pelley: nice story jim. tell me what does being on this national stage mean for the folks in this town. >> reporter: i think bruce godfrey a mechanic says it best we have been recovering for a couple of years, it is only because of all of the focus on the city because of
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